This non-registered cultivar is a sport of
a seedling of H. 'Frances Williams' from
Sandra Bond of
Goldbrook Plants in England. It is a large size hosta about 25 inches high
by 72 inches wide with blue-green foliage that has a
chartreuse colored medial (center) variegation. The
leaves are broadly oblong to ovate, moderately
corrugated and have thick substance. Near white flowers
bloom from late June into July.
The Hostapedia by Mark Zilis (2009), "...never noted any spring desiccation burn on this
An article about H. 'Forncett Frances' by Warren I. Pollock in
Hosta Journal (1996 Vol. 27 No. 1) states that, "This
hosta was found at the Four Seasons nursery in St. Mary, Norwich, Norfolk,
England...The leaves of 'Forncett Frances' are not as bright as those of 'Color
Glory' (Aden) which is a sport of 'Frances Williams' and also having this
hosta's reversed variegation."